Health Law and Policy



This unit develops themes associated with the legal and policy frameworks of healthcare and public health, with a particular focus on the public and private character of various aspects thereof. There is a strong emphasis on the policy and ethics discourses underpinning health law, as well as an exploration of specific substantive areas of policy, regulation and governance. The unit engages with global as well as domestic perspectives. Overarching themes include foundational concepts of health law and policy affecting both individual healthcare and public health; frameworks for decision-making; legal, regulatory and governance frameworks affecting healthcare and public health; response to health threats.
Course period25/02/19 → …
Course levelPostgraduate coursework
Course formatUnit